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Finger-Saving Push Blocks

Woodworking instructor Carol Reed's shop-made push blocks not only protect your fingers at the router table, they give you much more control for accuracy and success.

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Carol Reed's Finger-Saving Success Devices

Carol Reed's Finger-Saving Success Devices

"I see myself as a teacher of beginners," says Carol Reed, who has taught woodworking and router techniques for 23 years. She also demonstrates her talents at woodworking and home and garden shows. Her first book, Router Joinery Workshop, was published in 2003.

Why you need these jigs
"I like to call these pushsticks my 'success devices,' " Carol says. "The real reason to use pushsticks is that not only will you be safer, you'll reduce burn marks and errors. Overall, you'll enjoy more success."

Continued on page 2:  How to build Carol's jigs


Comments (2)
waegele wrote:

DIANA.PUEPPKE, if you click the small pic it blows up to something that you should be able to read.

3/26/2016 11:04:07 PM Report Abuse

The dimensions shown in the pictures on how to build the jigs are so blurry, even when you maximize, they are illegible. Useless in building the jig.

7/17/2015 12:40:09 PM Report Abuse

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